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Bell Aircraft X-5 – Revell 1/40th

by Steve E on July 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

The first aircraft to change the geometry of the wing in flight. This design was taken from the Messerschmidt P.1101 aircraft. The Revell kit goes back to the 1950s. This kit follows the norm of the time period, like moving […]

Advanced Technology Bomber (ATB) – Revell 1/72

by Steve E on July 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Like Monogram, Revell responded to the breakthrough success of Testors’ F-19 Stealth Fighter with a “Could Be…” Stealth model of its own. Only in this case, the plane was the long-rumored B-2 Stealth Bomber. Working from known flying wing technology […]

1/72 North American P-51D Mustang “Red Tail”

by Kitti Tatsumaki on July 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This is my third Mustang build, the first one was P-51B which is my first kit ever and the second one was the P-51D from Hobbyboss, attempted to make it into shining Red Tail but fail due to insufficient experience […]

1/48 Monogram / Revell P-47D Thunderbolt “Fiery Ginger” Col. Neal Kearby 348th Fighter Group

by Louis Gardner on July 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Here’s a kit that I built almost straight from the box about 10 years ago or so…………… The only change I made was with the leading edge of the wings, and how the .050 caliber weapons were oriented along the […]

Revell 1/28 Scale Fokker Triplane

by Paul Nash on July 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Back in the mid 1960s, I developed an interest in Voss and the Triplane that he flew until his death in September 1917. This was probably when Revell brought out their series of WW1 scouts in this unusual scale, so […]

Blackadder Goes to War

by Paul Nash on July 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Away from my normal focus on the BoB, I made this 1/48 Roden kit some time back after meeting the son of William Francis Blackadder, who joined the Auxiliary air Force in 1937 and in mid November 1939 flew with […]

Bf109E-3 from 4. /JG 77

Bf109 E-3, from 4. /JG 77 (II. Gruppe) September 1940, Fornebu, Norway. JG 77, nicknamed “Ace of hearts”, took part on every German front during the war and also in operation Weserübung, the invasion of Norway. The kit is Tamiya […]

Academy 1:48 Spitfire Mk.XIVe

by George Henderson on July 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Spitfire Mk. XIVe TZ138. This aircraft built in 1945 at Aldermanston and shipped to Canada in 1945 and was used for cold weather testing with the Winter Experimental Establishment (WEE) Flight in western Canada from early 1946 to July 1949. […]

Airfix 1/24 Scale Bf 109 E-4/N – Duxford’s W Nr 1190

by Paul Nash on July 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

I made this some years back, having seen some interesting articles about adding realistic detail to the old Airfix moulding of the 109 E. The result’s since been sold to someone who made me an offer I couldn’t refuse at […]

Random Award received!

by Christian Ristits on July 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Dear Mates, my random award for June arrived in Salzburg – finally choosed the Airfix Electric Lightning in 1:48 – ever wanted to build one of this beautiful and special aircrafts! Many thanks to the Imodeler-Team for sending me this […]